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Member Schools Across the Globe

Each of IALS member schools is as unique as the children they teach. The following snapshots are a mere glimpse of that diversity. Follow the links to each member's website or use the contact information for more details.

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Our member schools:

  • Academy for Academic Excellence

  • Barbara K.Lipman Early Childhood School

  • Berry College Elementary School

  • Bing Nursery School

  • Burris Laboratory School

  • Campus School of Smith College

  • East Tennessee State University - University School

  • Eastern Kentucky University Model Laboratory School

  • Falk Laboratory School

  • Halifax Independent Schools

  • Horace Mann Laboratory School

  • Kilby Laboratory School

  • LABYRINTH - zakladni skola, s.r.o.

  • Mayfair Laboratory School

  • Mills College Children's School

  • Momentous Institute

  • Norton Space and Aeronautics Academy

  • Onica Prall Child Development Laboratory School

  • Paris Lab School

  • School of the Ozarks (A Laboratory School of College of the Ozarks)

  • Starpoint School at Texas Christian University

  • The Child Development & Student Research Center

  • The Children's School of Carnegie Mellon University

  • The Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study Laboratory School - University of Toronto

  • The Grace B. Luhrs University School - Shippensburg University

  • The Henry Barnard Laboratory School

  • The Louisiana State University Laboratory School

  • The Mabin School

  • The UT Tyler Innovation Academy

  • Thomas Metcalf Laboratory School and University High School at Illinois State University

  • Towson University Child Care Center

  • University Child Development Center

  • University of Puerto Rico Laboratory Schools

  • University of Toronto Schools

Mills College Children's School

Our Mission

  • To provide high-quality, developmentally appropriate educational programs for children from infancy through fifth grade

  • To provide a clinical setting in which students preparing for careers in Early Childhood can participate in the application of theory into practice and develop the understanding of how practice informs theory

  • To facilitate educational research oppor­tunities that engage participants in the process of investigation, reflection, and documentation

University of Texas at Tyler University Academy

The mission of the UT Tyler University Academy is to develop students who leave school STEM College and Career Ready. STEM College Ready indicates students are prepared to enroll in a STEM Major at a university. Typically this means they are calculus ready upon graduation or have completed calculus in high school.

Barbara K.Lipman Early Childhood School

We offer a unique learning environment, a nurturing place that encourages children to explore their own active learning abilities. Here they are guided by specially trained teachers and are supported by community.

Campus School of Smith College

The mission of the Campus School of Smith College is to provide an exemplary education for elementary school students and to provide a learning environment for Smith College students and faculty.

Falk Laboratory School

Falk School’s mission is to be a progressive, experimental, and demonstration elementary school.

Kilby Laboratory School

Kilby Laboratory School provides a safe, stimulating, and cooperative learning environment for elementary students promoting cognitive development with an emphasis on thinking, reasoning, and problem solving.

Kilby Laboratory School maintains a positive, innovative school climate which respects, values, and embraces cultural diversity and inspires students to maximize their academic potential as life-long learners.

Norton Space and Aeronautics Academy

The mission of the Norton Space and Aeronautics Academy (NSAA) is to ensure learning for a diverse population of students within a safe and rigorous bilingual educational environment.

School of the Ozarks (A Laboratory School of College of the Ozarks)

The mission of College of the Ozarks is to provide the advantages of a Christian education for youth of both sexes, especially those found worthy, but who are without sufficient means to procure such training.

The Child Development & Student Research Center

The Child Development & Student Research Center was established in 1975 as a laboratory preschool for the undergraduates in the Psychology Department at Rollins College. We serve children between the ages of two and five years.

The Mabin School

The Mabin School is an educational leader that develops confident and independent learners through a rich, hands-on program centred around Inquiry, Integration and Reflection. It is Canada’s first independent Ashoka Changemaker School.

Contact Information:

 (416) 964-9594

https://mabin.com/

University Child Development Center

The University Child Development Center exists to encourage and support each child to grow to his/her fullest potential in all areas of development, thus creating a positive self-concept and a realistic opportunity for success in life. 

The Grace B. Luhrs University School - Shippensburg University

As a laboratory school attached to the university's College of Education and Human Services, Luhrs provides a setting for university students from many majors to observe and participate in elementary school activities.

Burris Laboratory School

Burris Laboratory School fosters a culture of respect and trust where every student is challenged to pursue excellence by engaging in a well-rounded, technologically enhanced, rigorous curriculum in a safe and secure environment. As a model school, engaged in best-practice research and the preparation of highly effective educators, we collaborate with community partners to prepare students for success in an ever-changing world.

Contact Information:

Phone: 765-285-1131
Fax: 765-285-8620

By Mail

2201 W. University Ave.
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

https://burrislab.bsu.edu/academics/

Thomas Metcalf Laboratory School and University High School at Illinois State University

The ISU Laboratory Schools at Illinois State University, Thomas Metcalf School and University High School, serve as clinical experience and practice sites for pre-service teachers and experimental teaching activities for Prekindergarten through Twelfth grades. Their mission focuses on teacher preparation, educational research, professional development, and innovative teaching.  The Lab Schools are public schools with total student enrollment of 1000 students K-12, and an additional tuition-based Preschool program with 24 students. 

Berry College Elementary & Middle School

Committed to Martha Berry’s enduring mission of educating “head, heart, and hands,” Berry College Elementary & Middle School serves 150 students in K-8th grade with unparalleled educational opportunities, talented faculty, and an abundance of campus resources, to build strong academic foundations, discover potential, and develop a sense of responsibility for making the world a better place. For over forty years, BCEMS, the laboratory school for Berry College’s Charter School of Education and Human Sciences, has provided a model program grounded in best practices to prepare students for outstanding achievement in high school, college and beyond.

East Tennessee State University - University School

As a model K-12 school, we are committed to an integrated academic curriculum emphasizing science and mathematics, which prepares all students and future educators to contribute to and succeed in a technologically oriented and global society.

Halifax Independent Schools

At Halifax Independent education is focused on the whole child: intellectual, emotional, physical and social. We understand that a happy child learns best and that each child learns and develops in many different ways.

Mayfair Laboratory School

Mayfair Lab’s Vision is to follow the model of organization and instruction currently in place at the University Lab School to emphasize rigorous instruction that allows students to perform at their highest levels.

Onica Prall Child Development Laboratory School

The Lab School provides preschool education for children who are three and four years old. A large portion of the day is spent in free play and exploratory learning. During this time, children are given choices including art, symbolic-play, numeracy, science, music, language arts and motor activities. Weekly activities are organized around themes that form cohesive units of study.

The Children's School of Carnegie Mellon University

As a university laboratory school, we aim to lead through excellence and innovation. 

The Henry Barnard Laboratory School

The Henry Barnard School is an integral part of the Feinstein School of Education and Human Development. The primary purpose of Henry Barnard School is to provide an excellent educational opportunity for its students, while simultaneously functioning as a resource and learning center for Rhode Island College students. As a laboratory school, Henry Barnard School encourages innovative educational practices, educational research, and shares these results with the educational community.

Starpoint School at Texas Christian University

Starpoint has two missions.  To provide an individualized academic program to help children obtain tools to compensate for their learning difficulties, build on their own strengths, develop a positive attitude about learning, and perform to the best of their capabilities in their next educational setting.  To serve as an on-campus training site for TCU students within the College of Education and other university programs.

University of Puerto Rico Laboratory Schools

To be a school that fosters an environment of respect towards diversity in which its students can have the best academic experiences. 

Please note the website is Spanish. To translate the webpages when using Google follow this link for instructions:

https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/173424?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=en

LABYRINTH

zakladni skola, s.r.o.

Labyrinth school supports a diversity and variety of perspectives. We foster intrinsic motivation as a prerequisite for appreciation of life-long learning. We guide the pupils to find their own learning strategy, to plan and continuously evaluate the learning process, and experience individual and team success. The school’s vision is built on the idea that a safe and supportive environment for children is achieved through cooperation of school, parents, community, and external partners. Such a learning environment leads a person to become self-confident, anchored, open-minded, and a concerned citizen. Most importantly, it helps develop students  into self-directed learners.   

Contact Information:

Bretislav Svozil, Head of School 

svozil@labyrinthschool.cz

Tereza Cerovska, Deputy Director

cerovska@labyrinthschool.cz

+420 608 407 832

https://labyrinthschool.cz/

Academy for Academic Excellence

The Academy for Academic Excellence exists to prepare students for post-secondary success through a relevant, rigorous college preparatory education.

Bing Nursery School

The mission of Stanford's Bing Nursery School is to provide a laboratory setting for research where faculty members and graduate students can conduct research in child development, to provide an exceptional educational environment for young children, to teach undergraduate and graduate students about young children through observation and experience in the classroom, and to partner with both parents and educators in helping to improve the lives of young children and their families.

Eastern Kentucky University Model Laboratory School

As a school of opportunity, Eastern Kentucky University fosters personal growth and prepares students to contribute to the success and vitality of their communities, the Commonwealth, and the world.

Horace Mann Laboratory School

Established in 1906, Horace mann Laboratory School is a training ground for education majors.  Laboratory schools provide the environment in which best practices in education flourish and innovative research projects begin.

Momentous Institute

Momentous School is a Dallas-based laboratory school dedicated to helping students from three years old to 5th grade achieve outstanding academic success through social emotional health.

Paris Lab School

Paris Lab School is an innovative, bilingual, inclusive, secular, and ecologically responsible school. We aim to support children in all aspects of their learning experience and to enable them to become responsible, well-informed, autonomous, socially-conscious, and happy citizens.

The Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study Laboratory School - University of Toronto

The Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study Laboratory School at the University of Toronto has a unique place in the history of educational excellence, teacher preparation, and child study in Canada.

The Louisiana State University Laboratory School

The Louisiana State University Laboratory School was established by the College of Education, now known as the College of Human Sciences and Education, of Louisiana State University and has operated under its auspices for nearly 100 years. This coeducational school exists as an independent system to provide training opportunities for pre- and in-service teachers and to serve as a demonstration and educational research center.

LSU Laboratory School has been recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence.

Towson University Child Care Center

We believe that the earliest memories of a school environment should be full of learning experiences which stimulate all of the senses, includes ample outdoor play in our nature play scape, making mud pies, jumping in mud puddles, and climbing on rocks. We draw from the child development work of Maria Montessori, Waldorf, and Reggio Emilia. 

University of Toronto Schools

University of Toronto Schools (UTS) is a university preparatory school, grades 7 through 12, affiliated with the University of Toronto. Located on U of T's St. George Campus, UTS offers high-achieving students a specialized curriculum and a unique co-educational learning environment that encourages creative interests and physical activity as well as a sense of social responsibility.

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